Howl 0.4.1 released!
- Support for theming changes in newer Gtk versions
Newer versions of Gtk+ 3 introduced changes with regards to custom theming, resulting in the following error when trying to start Howl:
(howl:2048): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: <data>:11:31: Using Pango syntax for the font: style property is deprecated; please use CSS syntax
- Fix Howl UI layout for some version/combination of WM/compositor, etc.
As seen on ElementaryOS, there was a problem that manifested itself as a very wide margin outside of the actual Howl window. Issue 200 has more information.
- FreeBSD build fixes
Thanks to maxc01 Howl now builds cleanly out of the
box on FreeBSD without the need for any patches (still requires
- Themable scrollbars
Scrollbars can now be themed as well (requires newer versions of Gtk). While this may not sound like a show stopper in itself, the lack of styling became a real problem when the default scrollbar color blended in to well with a theme, in effect making it invisible.